The role of citizen journalists in Syria

It’s a bit dated (May 26th), but it’s still relevant. With the increasing violence against protesters in Syria and a continued government-imposed media blackout, we are really getting our information from citizen journalists in Syria. They’re a major source. Just look at any story on Syria and likely the video and photos were taken by citizen journalists.

So read this piece on citizen journalists in Syria by Natacha Yazbeck at Ma’an News Agency to get a better picture of how they’re working there.

Citizen journalism keeps Syria uprising alive (Ma’an News Agency)

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